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Removing Repair Impediments

Make a checklist of problems slowing down repairs.

The maintenance technicians at a large industrial plant occasionally complained about problems that slowed repairs. The Plant Engineer met with techs on each shift and wrote down the complaints.

On the list were items like:

• Had to move items out of the way.

• Did not have proper test equipment.

• Unauthorized people in area.

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